Arts Council annual juried art show opens at Uptown Theater

Grand Prairie Arts Council Executive Director Libby Clawson (R) gives U. Crosby (L) his “Best of Show” award in front of his work “IKoto Game” at the Grand Prairie Arts Council Juried Art Show. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

The Grand Prairie Arts Council opened its annual Juried Art Show & Sale Sunday at the Uptown Theater.

Gas meter fire shuts down SE 14th

©Bob Fitch – 2017

A single car collision around 11:30 pm Thursday night in the 2400 block of SE 14th damaged a gas meter and sparked a fire that shut down SE 14th for more than an hour.

Two alarm fire destroys auto part business

©Bob Fitch – 2017

A two alarm fire that broke out around 3 pm Thursday afternoon destroyed an auto salvage parts business located in the 3400 block of East Jefferson.

West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito sample reported – Grand Prairie to round spray September 13-14

The City of Grand Prairie reports one West Nile Virus positive mosquito sample and will ground spray on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 and Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 depending on weather conditions, starting at 9 p.m.